1. hammerhand's Avatar
    I tried to download the wp 8.1 developer preview like everyone else, but my phone failed. Got the bsod process1_initialization_failed. Tried rebooting, no luck. Tried disconnecting the battery, no luck. Now all it does is boot to the gears for about 30 seconds then turn back off. Everyone else is worried about their gears spinning for too long, and here I am with mine not spinning for long enough. I think I have a brick unless this had happened to someone else and they figured out a way to fix it.
    04-14-2014 10:38 PM
  2. Laura Knotek's Avatar
    I'm sorry to hear your update did not go well. Perhaps this desktop PC app will help: Support - - Nokia - USA.
    04-14-2014 10:41 PM
  3. hammerhand's Avatar
    Checking that out now, thanks.

    Forgot to say I also tried using the method from [XDA News] [How To] Download and flash all WP8 Nokia Lumia Stock ROM - xda-developers that I'd used when my phone was stuck in a boot loop last year.
    Last edited by hammerhand; 04-14-2014 at 11:40 PM.
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    04-14-2014 11:26 PM
  4. Laura Knotek's Avatar
    Checking that out now, thanks.

    Forgot to say I also tried using the method from [XDA News] [How To] Download and flash all WP8 Nokia Lumia Stock ROM - xda-developers that I'd used when my phone was stuck in a boot loop last year.
    Good luck. I hope it helps!
    04-15-2014 12:21 AM
  5. hammerhand's Avatar
    The software recovery tool never recognized my phone as being connected to the computer. I might give it another try in the morning.
    04-15-2014 12:39 AM

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